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Jan 22

Delk part of 2014 SEC Legends Class

Former Kentucky All-America selection Tony Delk has been tabbed as Kentucky’s Southeastern Conference Basketball Legend and will be honored at this year’s SEC Tournament being held in Atlanta, Ga.

A three-time All-SEC selection during his four years at Kentucky, Delk was also named the 1996 Final Four Most Outstanding Player, leading UK to its sixth national championship. He was selected consensus first-team All-America in the 1996 season.

Delk finished his career with 1,890 points, fourth most in school history at the time. Voted the 1996 SEC Player of the Year, Delk was selected 16th overall in the 1996 NBA Draft by the Charlotte Hornets.

Each SEC Basketball Legend will be recognized at halftime of his institution’s first game at the tournament.

This marks the 16th year of the SEC Basketball Legends program.

The 2014 class includes Eddie Phillips, Alabama; Clint McDaniel, Arkansas; Gerald White, Auburn; Greg Stolt, Florida; D.A. Layne, Georgia; Tony Delk, Kentucky; Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf (Chris Jackson), LSU; Ansu Sesay, Ole Miss; Erick Dampier, Mississippi State; John Brown, Missouri; Gary Gregor, South Carolina; Dr. Ed Wiener, Tennessee; Dr. John Thornton, Texas A&M; Matt Freije, Vanderbilt

Each SEC Basketball Legend will be recognized at halftime of his institution’s first game at the tournament.

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